Hopflower oregano

Origanum libanoticum

Hopflower oregano, Origanum libanoticum, Plant Select
Hopflower oregano, Origanum libanoticum, Plant Select
Vigorous, trailing herb with hop-like bracts of lavender and chartreuse through the summer months, turning brown and dry in autumn. Perennial. Xeriscape.

Tips from the pros: Deadhead spent flowers. Situate where it can drape or trail over stones or low walls to best show the display of interesting flowers.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 10-14 inches
Width 18-24 inches
Flowering Season Summer to fall
Flower Color Lavender
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to dry
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4b-8
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2004
Annual Commercial Maintenance Prune back hard in spring to green shoots.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance.
Elevation Guide Up to 6200 ft